It can be difficult for non-techies to grasp the concept of APIs, and their usefulness. This week’s infographic is by Rackspace highlighting fun examples and stats about application programming interfaces.
- 60% of eBay transactions are via their API Tweet this
- 50% of Salesforce transactions are from APIs Tweet this
- Netflix’ API allows it to stream over 200 devices Tweet this
- Google and Facebook each receive over 5 Bill API calls/day. Twitter receives over 13 Billion Tweet this
- API use have increased 13x since 2007 Tweet this